Airstream’s Nest Hitches to the Modern RV Consumer

Airstream’s Nest Hitches to the Modern RV Consumer

While Airstream's travel trailers are known for the distinctive aluminum shell, the company's first foray into a fiberglass model might signal a viable roadmap for the future of the recreational vehicle industry in the wake of the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

The Pros & Cons of LED-Integrated Lighting Fixtures

The Pros & Cons of LED-Integrated Lighting Fixtures

In the general purpose lighting market, LED-integrated fixtures are rising in popularity. Find out why these products are more appealing than ever to consumers, despite a few notable issues.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Big Data, Big Problems: Is Smart Home Security Really Secure?

Big Data, Big Problems: Is Smart Home Security Really Secure?

Smart technology is the future of home security and automation. However, while smart products are ostensibly designed to make consumers' lives safer and more convenient, questions linger about the security of the devices themselves.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Security    

Soaring in Aerospace, Will 3D Printing Take Off in Auto Manufacturing Next?

Soaring in Aerospace, Will 3D Printing Take Off in Auto Manufacturing Next?

Will the advent of 3D printing cause chaos in the lubricants industry? Not so fast, say Freedonia Group analysts Zoe Biller & Cory Bretz – but the intersection of the two industries will be one to watch.

  Consumer Goods      Energy & Petroleum      Industry Studies    

Is My Food Safe? Food Safety Developments Aim to Decrease Contamination

Is My Food Safe? Food Safety Developments Aim to Decrease Contamination

Widespread food recalls are seemingly more frequently than ever, underscoring the challenge of ensuring food safety through every step of a complex production and distribution chain. Find out how new technology is helping food manufacturers prevent, discover, and resolve food safety issues more effectively.


Lawn & Garden Suppliers Partner with Community Gardens

Lawn & Garden Suppliers Partner with Community Gardens

Community gardens provide valuable green gathering areas for neighborhoods, particularly in space-constrained urban environments. These gardens also offer opportunities for manufacturers of lawn and garden hand tools and wheeled implements to grow their charitable initiatives.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Private label nonwoven consumer disposables - including baby care products - have largely closed the quality gap relative to the household brand names with which they compete. Find out where private label baby care nonwovens have made noticeable improvements, and how these products are poised to compete in years to come.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Checking in on the State of the High-Efficiency Lighting Industry

Checking in on the State of the High-Efficiency Lighting Industry

High energy efficiency and improved affordability mean LED lights are an increasingly common sight around the house. Find out which trends are set to to have the most impact on growth in the LED and high-efficiency lighting industry through 2022.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

5 Ways the Boating Industry Is Making Waves

5 Ways the Boating Industry Is Making Waves

The recreational boating market has largely rebounded following a few stormy years post-Great Recession. Check out these 5 trends that have spurred the industry to renewed growth.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

The Robot in the Room: Automated Air Purifiers

The Robot in the Room: Automated Air Purifiers

Smart technology has made it easier than ever to maintain indoor air purity. Find out which user-friendly features are expected to propel gains for consumer air treatment systems through 2021 and beyond.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies